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War of the Birds (1990)

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An owl, two sparrows, a dove and a pair of would-be aviator mice join forces to fight against an evil bird of prey who threatens the peace in their lovely forest.

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Sofie Bredesen ...
Olivia som lille (voice)
Vigga Bro ...
Duen (voice)
Lisbet Dahl ...
Betty (voice)
Pernille Hansen ...
Papegøjen (voice)
Anne Marie Helger ...
Skade (voice)
Lasse Jonsson ...
Oliver som stor (voice)
Tine Karrebæk ...
Frederik
Tommy Kenter ...
Uglen (voice)
Per Tønnes Nielsen ...
Gadefugl (voice)
Per Pallesen ...
Armstrong (voice)
Claus Ryskjær ...
Fagin (voice)
Helle Ryslinge ...
Gadefugl (voice)
Ove Sprogøe ...
Skade (voice)
Kasper Fønns Stilling ...
Ingolf (as Kasper Stilling Fønss)
Emil Tarding ...
Oliver som lille (voice)
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An owl, two sparrows, a dove and a pair of would-be aviator mice join forces to fight against an evil bird of prey who threatens the peace in their lovely forest.

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28 September 1990 (Denmark)  »

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Oliver
Music by Fuzzy
Lyrics by Søren Kragh-Jacobsen
Performed by Eva Laumann
Saxaphone solo by Jesper Thilo
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A timeless masterpiece of Danish animation
11 January 2013 | by (Denmark) – See all my reviews

A timeless children's classic - with its unique water-color style Jannik Hastrup has created a true masterpiece of Danish animation. Once again he has given full justice to one of Bent Haller's wonderful books. The voice acting, especially Tommy Kenter and Claus Ryskjær, and the music by Fuzzy, Jacob Groth, and Søren Kragh-Jacobsen represent the best of its time.

The movie handles themes that lie just beyond the grasp of children, such as love, parenting, war, drinking, and growing up, in a powerful yet very gentle way. It has many moments that will never be forgotten and the characters will stay in children's hearts forever.


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